Share your vision of the university of the future and win a trip to Lisboa! Informative session on July 6th at 15:00 (CET)

The Unite! Programme organises a competition, addressed to students from the even universities that are part of the Unite! European University alliance, who would like to contribute with creative ideas about building the university of the future. Interested students can participate in teams, preparing a video explaining their proposal, and opt for a prize trip to the University of Lisboa to take part in the Unite!4Future Week. There will be an on-line informative session on July 6th at 15:00 (CET).

Jun 29, 2021

The Unite!4Future Programme's main goal is to attract the participation of students from the seven alliance partner universities with the aim of calling for creative ideas about what can be expected at a university of the future. 

With a competition format, in a bottom-up approach, Unite!4Future will enable student participation by presenting concrete, original and implementable ideas that bring added value for all Unite! community. The projects are non-academic, but related to all other aspects of university student experience and daily life on campus.

The main goals of this award/week are:

  • Obtain support by one technical advisor to help you in order to turn your idea into an implementable project
  • One “Unite!4Future week” at ULisboa.
  • All travel expenses included (transport, accommodation, food and activities).

At the end of the competition the winning team will be awarded with:

  • Design an implementable project plan
  • Become part of the Unite! new generation of European students
  • Share experiences and multicultural values
  • Be part of a wonderful week full of activities including a social programme to enjoy the city

Participation requirements
Students must be enrolled in one of Unite! universities (TU Darmstadt, Aalto University, KTH Sweden, Grenoble INP-UGA, PoliTO, Ulisboa or UPC Barcelona). Applications must be submitted in English. These are the requirements you need to set up your team, build your idea and apply to the Unite!4Future Programme:

  • Each team must include students from at least 3 Unite! partner universities
  • Students must be full degree students enrolled in at least one of the Unite! Partner universities
  • The application must address at least one call topic: Diversity and inclusion; Environment and sustainability; Academic experience, Mobility and Languages or Digitalization.
  • All project activities must be designed with the possibility of being applicable in all the team’s Unite! Universities.
  • The application must include:

-team application form
-project description in video format (10 min max)

Informative session
Join the open informative session to address any doubts about the competition:
6th July, 15:00 (CET):  (Meeting ID: 878 6961 0413). No registration required. 

How to enrol
Download the Unite!4Future applicant guide

July 6th 15h: informative session.
open registrations. Date tbd. Send your video proposals! 
October: close registrations, date tbd. 
Award ceremony:
 during the 4th Unite! Dialogue (28th Nov to 1st December).

The registration will be carried through the Unite! Metacampus. Previous registration to the Metacampus is required to access the contest's registration, as well as other Unite! courses offered through the platform. Each team must include students from at least 3 Unite! alliance partner universities (Aalto University, Espoo/Helsinki; KTH Royal Instituto of Technology, Stockholm; Technical University of Darmstadt; Grenoble INP-UGA; Politecnico di Torino; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech; Universidade de Lisboa). Students will be able to contact other students from Unite! alliance partner universities through the Metacampus' Student Co-creation Unite!4Future Community (forthcoming).

Contact Points
Further questions can be addressed via Metacampus or through the Contact Point at each Unite! alliance partner universities. All e-mail messages to the contact points should indicate 'Unite!4Future' in the Subject and be addressed to:
Berenice Martin